BTS's 'Dynamite' Hailed As The First Single By Korean Group To Achieve Gold Certification In UK
BTS's worldwide hit 'Dynamite' has officially obtained a gold certification in the United Kingdom, making the boy group the first-ever K-pop group to achieve the title.
On February 6, Saturday, the British Phonographic Industry announced that 'Dynamite' has now achieved that gold BRIT certification for their track. The certification is granted when the track can sell a total of 400,00 units in the United Kingdom.
Through BRIT Awards official Twitter page, they shared a poster dedicated to BTS's 'Dynamite,' which is now a 'Gold Single' in the United Kingdom. Following its release in August 2020 as part of its fifth studio comeback album 'BE,' the track since wrote a record in the K-pop scene's music history and for BTS themselves.
BTS's 'Dynamite' also managed to get in the major category of GRAMMYs along with other Western Artists' popular tracks. BTS wrote the track to uplift the spirits and bring hope to whoever listens to it as the world faces a health crisis caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Many K-pop artists are now channeling their emotions and message to fans through their tracks as most of the musicians nowadays cannot face their supporters in person due to restrictions to avoid further virus transmission. Also, check out the accolades BTS's 'Dynamite' achieved since its official debut:
- People's Choice Awards - Song of 2020, Music Video of 2020
- Asia Artist Awards - Song of the Year
- Genie Music Awards - Best Single (Dance)
- Japan Records Awards - International Music Award
- Melon Music Awards - Best Dance (Male), Song of the Year
- Mnet Asian Music Awards - Best Dance Performance (Male), Best Music Video, Song of the Year
- MTV Europe Music Awards - Best Song,
- MTV Video Music Awards Japan - Best Group Video (International)
- Gaon Chart Music Awards - Song of the Year (August)
- Golden Disc Awards - Best Digital Song (Bonsang)
- Seoul Music Awards - Best Song
Check out the official MV of BTS's 'Dynamite' below:
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